Add another name to the list of Jets head coach candidates. The team announced today that they’ve completed their interview with Panthers offensive coordinator Joe Brady.
Brady, 31, made a name for himself in 2019 when he served as LSU’s passing game coordinator and wide receivers coach, helping guide quarterback Joe Burrows, wideout Justin Jefferson, and the Tigers to a record-breaking offensive campaign. That coaching performance led to him becoming a popular name among NFL teams, and he was ultimately hired as the Panthers offensive coordinator last January.
Despite inconsistent quarterback play from Teddy Bridgewater and only three appearances from star running back Christian McCaffrey, Brady still earned praise during his first year in Carolina. Four offensive players ultimately eclipsed 1,000 yards during the 2020 campaign (D.J. Moore, Robby Anderson, Curtis Samuel, and Mike Davis).
After proving that he belonged in the NFL, Brady has become a hot name on the head coaching circuit. The Texans, Falcons, and Chargers have interviewed or will interview Brady for their HC vacancies.
A number of names have emerged in New York as potential replacements for former Jets head coach Adam Gase. The team recently interviewed former Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis and former Jets cornerback Aaron Glenn. 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh, Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll, and Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith are also among those on the organization’s radar.
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